Defense steps up today

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  1. Brady_to_Moss

    Brady_to_Moss Butler Island is here PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Say all you want..but the D played a big roll in today's outcome getting what..5 3 and outs?

    Good job guys :rocker:
     
  2. Much improved across the board I would say....except for Ighedibo. He still can't get over in time. But the test of the defense was much improved.
     
  3. ausbacker

    ausbacker Brady > Manning. PatsFans.com Supporter

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    The Defense did its job today. Whilst we'd all like more by way of stats the Jets had 255 net yards of offense today.
     
  4. IcyPatriot

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    3 and outs are a great indicator ... a good step forward in this rebuilding the D process.
     
  5. PatsSox363804

    PatsSox363804 In the Starting Line-Up

    I think 7 3 and outs today. The two long TD drives sucked, I won't fault them for the short one but hell that's the NFL these days. Look at the scores today and see how many teams gave up under 20. If we can start holding teams to 2 long drives and a bunch of 3 and outs we have as good a chance as any to win this thing.
     
  6. CheeseMonkeys

    CheeseMonkeys 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

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    That and the Jet's offense just reeks.
     
  7. BigMike

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    Spikes looked good Powwwww
     
  8. letekro

    letekro In the Starting Line-Up

    Ighedibo can't play safety in the NFL. That's ridiculous. If Dowling is healthy, I bet they give Arrington a look back there during the bye.
     
  9. resdubwhite

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    delighted.

    sow it into those jets *****
     
  10. Patriot to the Core

    Patriot to the Core Practice Squad Player

    Defence did really well today! Just need to start putting pressure on the opposing teams WR's.
     
  11. The Scrizz

    The Scrizz 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

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    Arrington or Dowling hopefully. A safety who can make some reads and provide some help would make a huge difference.
     
  12. Brady_to_Moss

    Brady_to_Moss Butler Island is here PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Stopped the jets to under 275 yards on O
     
  13. SONS_OF_BELICHICK

    SONS_OF_BELICHICK Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    I think the fact the patriots had alot of ..long drives ..helps our defense ...as the balanced attack..gives them ...time to ..rest up...I think thats the biggest thing to help our defense ... and I think we are just going to get better ..as we get some of our hurt players back...
     
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  14. PATSYLICIOUS

    PATSYLICIOUS Pro Bowl Player

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    Gave up 2 scoring drives all game.

    How many 3 and outs did we force.

    I expect improvement but I'd take that performance any day, given the ST's doesn't screw up again.
     
  15. letekro

    letekro In the Starting Line-Up

    Yeah, I say Arrington because he is more solidly built and I'd rather have our best athlete (Dowling) on the outside.
     
  16. Brady_to_Moss

    Brady_to_Moss Butler Island is here PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Did dowling play at all today?
     
  17. Didn't see him at all but at least Bodden played
     
  18. condon84

    condon84 In the Starting Line-Up

    +1

    FS safety play needs help but overall much better from our D.
     
  19. KontradictioN

    KontradictioN Do you even lift? PatsFans.com Supporter

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    THIS is the defense that I and many others have been wanting to see. Limit the amount of yardage the offense gains, force three and outs, and get the ball back in the offense's hands. I only blame the defense for 14 points in this one and, in times of struggle for our offense, they got the Jets off the field quickly enough for us to have as many chances as possible to score. Improvements still need to be made, but this was a giant step forward for a unit loaded with potential.
     
  20. jsull87

    jsull87 In the Starting Line-Up

    Very Solid performance by our D today.

    God i was annoyed with that Holmes touchdown we had 2 db's on him. But as a previous poster said... this is the NFL the other team gets paid too and the pats D has been improving gradually every week. Well done today boys
     
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